I’ve recently enjoyed several terrific crochet books, which I started sharing with you on the blog last week and will be continuing to do this week. Up today: Learn to Crochet, Love to Crochet: Over 20 Hand-Crocheted Accessories and Garments to Make for You and Your Friends by Anna Wilkinson.
If you are looking to learn how to crochet then it’s great to use online resources. There are many different options online including tons of free tutorials that generous bloggers have created. Here are almost fifty of them, ranging from very basic crochet stitches through advanced crochet techniques and motifs and into some different crochet projects.
Hooked on Crochet by Ruth Maddock is a how-to-crochet book that teaches the basics of crochet through direct instruction as well as simple patterns. I lent it to my brother’s girlfriend who has been wanting to learn to crochet and she gives it the thumbs up based on her own beginner experience. Here are five things I think are great about this particular crochet book.
I recently took Lily Chin’s Mix and Match Crochet Stitch Sampler Online Class over at Annie’s.
I have been asked many times how I learned to crochet. I thought I’d round up some of those answers for a full picture of how I came to this craft.
My answers have now been included in a post that also includes answers from five other crochet bloggers whom I admire.
Crocheting with Lucy Loop is a fun child’s book that approaches learning crochet in a way that could definitely inspire kids to want to try the craft.